The pitfalls of being “Charismatic”

Great leaders know that a strong charismatic personality can become a LIABILITY rather than an ASSET. The strength of CHARISMA in personality can sow the seeds of PROBLEMS when people FILTER the BRUTAL FACTS from the CHARISMATIC leader. A great charismatic leader is mindful of this fact and overcomes this by being consciously attentive. ThinkContinue reading “The pitfalls of being “Charismatic””

Why having a “Vision” alone is not sufficient?

Iconic companies have been driven by a vision but that alone has never been sufficient. There is nothing wrong in pursuing a VISION for greatness.Where iconic companies like SouthWest , Apple , Costco stand out from their peers is that these companies have continually refined the path to greatness by being willing and flexible toContinue reading “Why having a “Vision” alone is not sufficient?”

What happens when someone who knows “WHY” and another who knows “HOW” unite?

Historically a significant number of great organizations have been founded by partners who were close to one another , one of whom knew “WHY” to do it and another who knew “HOW” to do it. Walt Disney(WHY) and Roy Disney(HOW) were brothers. BillĀ  Gates(WHY) and Paul Allen(HOW) of Microsoft went to high school together. HerbContinue reading “What happens when someone who knows “WHY” and another who knows “HOW” unite?”

Why is “Emotional Quotient” more sought after?

In the modern day workplaces , emotional quotient(EQ) is a more sought after characteristic. This is because a trustworthy individual with high EQ forms the basic DNA of Trusting Teams which form the essence of innovation in the modern day workplace. Intelligence quotient(IQ) or self brilliance can be learnt but without trust cannot be relevantContinue reading “Why is “Emotional Quotient” more sought after?”

The Four Central Themes of “Fish Philosophy”

The Fish philosophy by Stephen Lundin highlights four key aspects that go into creation of a great work culture , that give rise to high performance teams. The four aspects are : Choose Your Attitude – Maintaining a positive attitude is the central theme of workplace happiness and energy Play – Doing work with passionContinue reading “The Four Central Themes of “Fish Philosophy””

The one thing “High Performing Teams” have in common

High Performing teams are nurtured in innovation focused organizations led by infinite minded leaders. While a team is a group of people who work with each other , in HIGH performing teams , the group of people do not only work with each other , they TRUST each other. The feeling of trustworthiness is encouragedContinue reading “The one thing “High Performing Teams” have in common”

Leadership is another name for SERVICE

The best of leaders with an infinite mindset understand that leadership is a SERVICE to be offered NOT just a rank or position. The following quote from Simon Sinek aptly highlights this fact. “To LIVE our lives with an INFINITE MINDSET is to LIVE a life of SERVICE.”

Making the most out of our LIVES

The following quote from Simon Sinek offers us advice to change our outlook and lead our lives with fulfillment since life is short lived. “Life is NOT a competition , it is a GAME. It is NOT about WINNING or LOSING , it is about all the FUN we can have before it ENDS.” KnowingContinue reading “Making the most out of our LIVES”